Photographs and report on the Wetherill Mesa Archeological Project, circa 1964
NAA.PhotoLot.134A

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.134A
Creators:
Osborne, Douglas, probable collector and author
Dates:
circa 1964
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
61 prints
silver gelatin
1 volume
report
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Photographs and papers documenting the Wetherill Mesa Archeological Project in Mesa Verde National Park. The photographs depict collection and analysis of specimens, site excavation and stabilization, archeological surveying, and other activites and people associated with the project. The collection also includes the project's annual report to the National Geographic Society for 1964; the report includes status of ancillary studies, a budgetary report, and additional photographs documenting the project.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Funded by the National Park Service and the National Geographic Society, the Wetherill Mesa Archeological Project excavated 15 sites on Wetherill Mesa in Mesa Verde National Park from 1958 to 1963. Under the supervision of Douglas Osborne, the project included archeologists Alden C. Hayes, George S. Cattanach, Arthur H. Rohn Jr., J. Anthony Pomeroy, and advisors Frank H. H. Roberts Jr., Emil W. Haury, J. O. Bew, and Robert H. Lister. The project photographer was Fred E. Mang Jr., who arrived in 1961.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 134A

Using the Collection
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The collection is open for research.
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Preferred Citation note
Photo Lot 134A, Photographs and report on the Wetherill Mesa Archeological Project, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.

Location of Other Archival Materials
Location of Other Archival Materials
Correspondence from Douglas Osborne is held in National Anthropological Archives MS 4846 and the Jesse Logan Nusbaum Papers, Donald Jayne Lehmer Papers, and Albert Clanton Spaulding Papers.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Cattanach, George S., depicted Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Erdman, James A., depicted Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hayes, Alden C., depicted Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mang, Fred E., Jr., probable photographer Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
National Geographic Society (U.S.), possible collector Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nichols, Robert F., depicted Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Osborne, Carolyn M., depicted Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rohn, Arthur H., 1929-, depicted Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Swannack, Jervis D., depicted Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States., National Park Service, possible collector Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Welsh, Stanley L., depicted Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wheeler, Richard Page, depicted Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Archeological research series -- Wetherill Mesa excavations Title Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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